Professor Gibson’s research examines organizational role models, managing emotions in organizations, workplace anger, and conflict management. He has academic articles published or forthcoming in Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Business Ethics, Career Development International, Academy of Management Executive, International Journal of Conflict Management, and a book for practicing managers, Managing Anger in the Workplace. Dr. Gibson’s work on anger in the workplace has received national media attention.
Professor Gibson teaches courses to Executives on Persuasive Leadership, Conflict Management, Managing Anger and Strategic Human Resource Management.
He currently teaches Persuasive Leadership and Conflict Management in the Context of Client Relationships for Yale Executive Programs. He also has taught in Yale's Advanced Leadership Development program, and in the past two years has taught executives from China, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, and the United Arab Emirates. Other executive groups include Cendant Mobility and BearingPoint Consulting.
Professor Gibson serves on the editorial boards of Organization Management Journal, Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, and the International Journal of Conflict Management. He was recently elected Vice President at Large for the Eastern Academy of Management, and has served as Executive Director of the International Association for Conflict Management, a professional organization whose mission is to understand and improve conflict management in family, organizational, societal, and international settings.